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Summary.     Click for More > World's central banks slash interest rates  The leading economies, led by the U.S. and the UK, slashed interest rates to tackle the global financial crisis after days of stock market l... European markets surge after crisis talks UK interest rates slashed to 3% Jackson to appear at High Court Darling cuts VAT in pre-Budget PM urges Zimbabwe cholera action Banks face huge losses from $50B 'scam' Playwright Harold Pinter dies
Russia warned over 'intimidation' Heathrow jet lands short of runway UK: CIA rendition flights used British soil Delays, protests as Heathrow's T5 opens  A protest by campaigners opposed to the expansion of the airport and luggage delivery delays have overshadowed the opening of Terminal 5   Duke 'did not order Diana death'  The Coroner: There is 'not a shred of evidence' that the Duke of Edinburgh ordered Diana's death or that it was organised by MI6 Angry protests as torch reaches London   Princess Diana 'unlawfully killed'   The inquest jury: Diana and Dodi Al Fayed were unlawfully killed due to the gross negligence of driver Henri Paul and the paparazzi New mayor is eccentric, offensive More secret files found on train Bush and Brown in warning to Iran Police arrest man in students' slaying Venus retains her title in straight sets Nadal stuns Federer in Wimbledon final UK move to fight online music piracy World markets continue to slide
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  In the first hour of trading on Wall Street, the Dow was down 41.85, or 0.38%, to 10,875.66. It fell as much as 175 in the opening minutes.    UK's FTSE 100 shedding 3.2%. Central banks around the globe have pumped funds into the markets, including $5...
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2. 01-08 Bhutto's son: Democracy is revenge London
3. 01-10 Blair optimism on Mid-East peace London
4. 01-14 Butler: Prince did not kill Diana London
5. 01-16 Russia warned over 'intimidation' London
01-17 Heathrow jet lands short of runway Heathrow, London
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I. 01-17 Heathrow crash probe to begin Heathrow, London
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Hingis banned for doping offense Bhutto's son: Democracy is revenge Blair optimism on Mid-East peace Russia warned over 'intimidation'  British Council employees were interviewed by security services and a director was detained by police Heathrow jet lands short of runway Map of Heathrow United Kingdom  The pilot of a British Airways passenger jet that crash landed appeared to be struggling to bring the plane down safely Russia actions 'stain reputation' Heathrow crash probe to begin PM rejects special laws for Muslims Al Fayed: Diana's death was 'hot murder' UK: CIA rendition flights used British soil   British Foreign Secretary Miliband said that British territory was used to transport two suspects in the CIA's rendition program Mills awarded 24.3m settlement Sarkozy begins state visit to UK Delays, protests as Heathrow's T5 opens


January 2008 ... more > Top ^
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Jan.14  Butler: Prince did not kill Diana
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Jan.23  European shares take another hit
Jan.28  Global stocks plunge


February 2008 ... more > Top ^
Feb.2  Wales stun England in 6 Nations opener
 Probe into police 'bugging' of MP
Feb.7  Radical cleric to be extradited to U.S.
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Feb.9  Blaze ravages market area
Feb.14  Pilot jailed over 9/11 can claim damages
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Feb.21  
 McCanns seek footage of Maddie sighting
Feb.23  Airline in first biofuel flight
Feb.27  PM Brown: Hostage video deplorable


March 2008 ... more > Top ^
Mar.1  Princes greet Harry from Afghanistan
Mar.4  Arsenal send holders Milan crashing out
Mar.10  Severe weather causes travel chaos
Mar.13  Queen set for Terminal 5 opening
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Mar.20  McCain holds first talks with UK PM
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Mar.27  
  A protest by campaigners opposed to the expansion of the airport and luggage delivery delays have overshadowed the opening of Terminal 5
Mar.28  Disruption at T5 enters third day Mar.29  T5 cancellations set to continue Mar.31     Duke 'did not order Diana death'
  The Coroner: There is 'not a shred of evidence' that the Duke of Edinburgh ordered Diana's death or that it was organised by MI6


April 2008 ... more > Top ^
Apr.4  'Plotters made martyrdom videos' Apr.6     Angry protests as torch reaches London   Protesters scuffled with police and made attempts to grab the Olympic torch as its arrival triggered angry demonstrations over China Apr.7     Princess Diana 'unlawfully killed'
  The inquest jury: Diana and Dodi Al Fayed were unlawfully killed due to the gross negligence of driver Henri Paul and the paparazzi
 Paul's drink-driving and a lack of seatbelts contributed to their deaths. Al Fayed's father Mohamed has refused to accept the verdict
Apr.11  Patience with Zimbabwe is 'wearing thin' Apr.12  Britain warns terror threat is worsening Apr.13  Record as Lel wins a 3rd London Marathon  UK PM makes offer on Darfur peace talks Apr.18 Bank 50bn mortgage rescue plan Apr.19  Stinky manure smell engulfs London Apr.20  Bank of England to detail 50bn plan Apr.24  Church calls for Zimbabwe action Apr.30 Drogba, Lampard send Chelsea through

May 2008 ... more > Top ^
May.1 Jury sees video of London bombings
May.2   New mayor is eccentric, offensive  London's new Mayor Boris Johnson is a maverick lawmaker loved for his eccentric wit but often maligned for his abrasive tongue May.16 Brown: Burma 'guilty of inhuman action' May.17  Kanu goal wins FA Cup for Portsmouth May.21  Dalai Lama sees change in China May.24  Chelsea hands pink slip to Grant

June 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jun.3  Mugabe could be stripped of knighthood  Sex scandal F1 boss wins vote Jun.9  PM hails fallen troops in Afghanistan Jun.11  Scolari named new manager of Chelsea  Al Qaeda assessment left on train Jun.12  Top UK MP quits over terror law Jun.14   More secret files found on train
  More government files, which cover fighting global terrorist funding, drugs trafficking were found on a commuter train earlier this week Jun.15 Bush begins two-day visit to UK
 Nadal beats Djokovic in thrilling final  Brown and Bush in talks at No 10 Jun.16     Bush and Brown in warning to Iran  Gordon Brown and George Bush have warned Iran to accept their 'offers of partnership' or face tough sanctions and international isolation Jun.17  Oil steady but further spikes feared Jun.18  U.N.: World refugees hits record Jun.23  Ruthless Federer crushes friend Hrbaty Jun.24  Monet water lily painting sets $80M record Jun.25  Safin sinks Djokovic in straight sets Jun.26  Sharapova crashes out to Kudryavtseva Jun.27  Federer, Serena advance  Mandela joins stars at gig  Top seed Ivanovic sent crashing by Zheng

July 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jul.1  Williams sisters reach semifinals Jul.2  UK ban for Hezbollah military arm  Federer, Safin, Nadal reach semifinals Jul.3  Venus reaches seventh Wimbledon final Jul.4 Nadal secures final spot against Federer
  Police arrest man in students' slaying  Police have arrested a man in connection with the brutal stabbing deaths of two French students Jul.5     Venus retains her title in straight sets  Defending champion Venus Williams has won her 5th Wimbledon title after beating younger sister Serena 7-5 6-4 in a hard-fought final Jul.6     Nadal stuns Federer in Wimbledon final  Rafael Nadal has won his first Wimbledon singles title after holding off a stunning fightback from 5-times champion in an epic 5-set final Jul.9  Man charged with student murders Jul.13  Protest disrupts bishop's sermon Jul.14  UK looks to EU for Zimbabwe sanctions Jul.22  UK troops to start Iraq withdrawal by 2009 Jul.23   UK move to fight online music piracy  6 of the UK's biggest net providers have agreed a plan, negotiated by the government, with the music industry to tackle piracy online Jul.24 Mosley wins court case over orgy

August 2008 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1  Jury fails to reach verdict in bomb case Aug.14  BA seals alliance with American Aug.29  Darling warns of economic crisis

September 2008 ... more > Top ^
Sep.4 Icy fuel lines blamed for Heathrow crash
Sep.6 Tutu: Church obsessed with gays Sep.16   World markets continue to slide
  In the first hour of trading on Wall Street, the Dow was down 41.85, or 0.38%, to 10,875.66. It fell as much as 175 in the opening minutes
 UK's FTSE 100 shedding 3.2%. Central banks around the globe have pumped funds into the markets, including $50bn from the US Federal Reserve, 20bn from the Bank of England and 70bn euros from the European Central Bank
 Chelsea cruise to opening Champions win Sep.17  Man U, Arsenal held in Champions League Sep.20 George Michael arrested over drugs Sep.30 Ship blaze blamed on vacuum cleaner

October 2008 ... more > Top ^
Oct.1 UK: Diplomats' children to leave Pakistan
Oct.3 Brown recruits shamed spinmaster Oct.8   World's central banks slash interest rates
  The leading economies, led by the U.S. and the UK, slashed interest rates to tackle the global financial crisis after days of stock market losses.    Six central banks cut interest ...
Oct.13   European markets surge after crisis talks
  The markets have rallied in response to efforts by world leaders to end the recent financial turmoil

November 2008 ... more > Top ^
Nov.4  Vucinic double as Roma shock Chelsea Nov.6   UK interest rates slashed to 3%  The Bank of England has made a shock 1.5% point cut in UK interest rates to the lowest level since 1955 Nov.13 'Extra UK troops' for Afghanistan Nov.20     Jackson to appear at High Court  Singer Michael Jackson is to give evidence at High Court to counter allegations that he breached a music contract with an Arab sheikh Nov.21  F1 boss to get huge divorce payout Nov.23 Jackson settles High Court case Nov.24   Darling cuts VAT in pre-Budget   Chancellor Alistair Darling has cut VAT from 17.5% to 15% for 13 months in his pre-Budget report to get consumers spending again

December 2008 ... more > Top ^
Dec.5     PM urges Zimbabwe cholera action  Gordon Brown has urged the world to tell President Mugabe 'enough is enough' amid growing concern over the country's outbreak Dec.9 UK Iraq withdrawal 'begins in March'
Dec.15     Banks face huge losses from $50B 'scam'  Some of the biggest names in global finance have lost hundreds of millions of dollars in a 'pyramid scheme' by Bernard Madoff Dec.21 UK seeking ways to keep troops in Iraq Dec.25   Playwright Harold Pinter dies   Nobel Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter, whose works displayed a despair about the human condition, has died at 78 Dec.29 Pound hits new low against euro


'Extra UK troops' for Afghanistan UK Iraq withdrawal 'begins in March' UK seeking ways to keep troops in Iraq Heathrow jet lands short of runway Map of Heathrow United Kingdom  The pilot of a British Airways passenger jet that crash landed appeared to be struggling to bring the plane down safely Heathrow crash probe to begin   Princess Diana 'unlawfully killed'




London, 2008 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
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Apr.13  UK PM makes offer on Darfur peace talks
Jun.9  PM hails fallen troops in Afghanistan
Jul.22  UK troops to start Iraq withdrawal by 2009
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London, 2008 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
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Feb.9  Blaze ravages market area
Mar.10  Severe weather causes travel chaos
Apr.7
  The inquest jury: Diana and Dodi Al Fayed were unlawfully killed due to the gross negligence of driver Henri Paul and the paparazzi
 Paul's drink-driving and a lack of seatbelts contributed to their deaths. Al Fayed's father Mohamed has refused to accept the verdict
Apr.19  Stinky manure smell engulfs London Sep.4 Icy fuel lines blamed for Heathrow crash Sep.30 Ship blaze blamed on vacuum cleaner Dec.5   PM urges Zimbabwe cholera action  Gordon Brown has urged the world to tell President Mugabe 'enough is enough' amid growing concern over the country's outbreak



London, 2008 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.23  European shares take another hit Jan.28  Global stocks plunge Feb.23  Airline in first biofuel flight Mar.10  Severe weather causes travel chaos Mar.13  Queen set for Terminal 5 opening Mar.17 Mills awarded 24.3m settlement
Mar.27 Delays, protests as Heathrow's T5 opens
  A protest by campaigners opposed to the expansion of the airport and luggage delivery delays have overshadowed the opening of Terminal 5
Mar.28  Disruption at T5 enters third day Mar.29  T5 cancellations set to continue Apr.18 Bank 50bn mortgage rescue plan
Apr.20  Bank of England to detail 50bn plan Jun.17  Oil steady but further spikes feared Jun.24  Monet water lily painting sets $80M record Jun.27  Mandela joins stars at gig Jul.23 UK move to fight online music piracy  6 of the UK's biggest net providers have agreed a plan, negotiated by the government, with the music industry to tackle piracy online Jul.24 Mosley wins court case over orgy Aug.14  BA seals alliance with American Aug.29  Darling warns of economic crisis Sep.16 World markets continue to slide
  In the first hour of trading on Wall Street, the Dow was down 41.85, or 0.38%, to 10,875.66. It fell as much as 175 in the opening minutes
 UK's FTSE 100 shedding 3.2%. Central banks around the globe have pumped funds into the markets, including $50bn from the US Federal Reserve, 20bn from the Bank of England and 70bn euros from the European Central Bank
Sep.20 George Michael arrested over drugs
Oct.8 World's central banks slash interest rates
  The leading economies, led by the U.S. and the UK, slashed interest rates to tackle the global financial crisis after days of stock market losses.    Six central banks cut interest ...
Oct.13 European markets surge after crisis talks
  The markets have rallied in response to efforts by world leaders to end the recent financial turmoil Nov.6 UK interest rates slashed to 3%  The Bank of England has made a shock 1.5% point cut in UK interest rates to the lowest level since 1955 Nov.20   Jackson to appear at High Court  Singer Michael Jackson is to give evidence at High Court to counter allegations that he breached a music contract with an Arab sheikh Nov.23 Jackson settles High Court case Nov.24 Darling cuts VAT in pre-Budget   Chancellor Alistair Darling has cut VAT from 17.5% to 15% for 13 months in his pre-Budget report to get consumers spending again Dec.15   Banks face huge losses from $50B 'scam'
  Some of the biggest names in global finance have lost hundreds of millions of dollars in a 'pyramid scheme' by Bernard Madoff Dec.25 Playwright Harold Pinter dies   Nobel Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter, whose works displayed a despair about the human condition, has died at 78 Dec.29 Pound hits new low against euro



London, 2008 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.4 Hingis banned for doping offense
Feb.2  Wales stun England in 6 Nations opener Mar.4  Arsenal send holders Milan crashing out Apr.6   Angry protests as torch reaches London   Protesters scuffled with police and made attempts to grab the Olympic torch as its arrival triggered angry demonstrations over China Apr.13  Record as Lel wins a 3rd London Marathon Apr.30 Drogba, Lampard send Chelsea through May.17  Kanu goal wins FA Cup for Portsmouth May.24  Chelsea hands pink slip to Grant Jun.3  Sex scandal F1 boss wins vote Jun.11  Scolari named new manager of Chelsea Jun.15  Nadal beats Djokovic in thrilling final Jun.23  Ruthless Federer crushes friend Hrbaty Jun.25  Safin sinks Djokovic in straight sets Jun.26  Sharapova crashes out to Kudryavtseva Jun.27  Federer, Serena advance Jun.27  Top seed Ivanovic sent crashing by Zheng Jul.1  Williams sisters reach semifinals Jul.2  Federer, Safin, Nadal reach semifinals Jul.3  Venus reaches seventh Wimbledon final Jul.4 Nadal secures final spot against Federer Jul.5   Venus retains her title in straight sets  Defending champion Venus Williams has won her 5th Wimbledon title after beating younger sister Serena 7-5 6-4 in a hard-fought final Jul.6   Nadal stuns Federer in Wimbledon final  Rafael Nadal has won his first Wimbledon singles title after holding off a stunning fightback from 5-times champion in an epic 5-set final Jul.24 Mosley wins court case over orgy Sep.16  Chelsea cruise to opening Champions win Sep.17  Man U, Arsenal held in Champions League Nov.4  Vucinic double as Roma shock Chelsea Nov.21  F1 boss to get huge divorce payout



London, 2008 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2008 Feb.7  Radical cleric to be extradited to U.S. Feb.14  Pilot jailed over 9/11 can claim damages Feb.21  McCanns seek footage of Maddie sighting Feb.27  PM Brown: Hostage video deplorable Mar.31   Duke 'did not order Diana death'
  The Coroner: There is 'not a shred of evidence' that the Duke of Edinburgh ordered Diana's death or that it was organised by MI6
Apr.4  'Plotters made martyrdom videos' Apr.7   Princess Diana 'unlawfully killed'
  The inquest jury: Diana and Dodi Al Fayed were unlawfully killed due to the gross negligence of driver Henri Paul and the paparazzi
 Paul's drink-driving and a lack of seatbelts contributed to their deaths. Al Fayed's father Mohamed has refused to accept the verdict
Apr.12  Britain warns terror threat is worsening May.1 Jury sees video of London bombings Jul.2  UK ban for Hezbollah military arm Jul.4 Police arrest man in students' slaying  Police have arrested a man in connection with the brutal stabbing deaths of two French students Jul.9  Man charged with student murders Jul.23 UK move to fight online music piracy  6 of the UK's biggest net providers have agreed a plan, negotiated by the government, with the music industry to tackle piracy online Aug.1  Jury fails to reach verdict in bomb case Sep.20 George Michael arrested over drugs Oct.1 UK: Diplomats' children to leave Pakistan Dec.15   Banks face huge losses from $50B 'scam'  Some of the biggest names in global finance have lost hundreds of millions of dollars in a 'pyramid scheme' by Bernard Madoff



London, 2008 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.8 Bhutto's son: Democracy is revenge
Jan.10 Blair optimism on Mid-East peace Jan.14  Butler: Prince did not kill Diana Jan.16 Russia warned over 'intimidation'  British Council employees were interviewed by security services and a director was detained by police Jan.17 Russia actions 'stain reputation' Feb.2  Probe into police 'bugging' of MP Feb.7  Radical cleric to be extradited to U.S. Feb.8 PM rejects special laws for Muslims Feb.18 Al Fayed: Diana's death was 'hot murder' Feb.21 UK: CIA rendition flights used British soil   British Foreign Secretary Miliband said that British territory was used to transport two suspects in the CIA's rendition program Mar.1  Princes greet Harry from Afghanistan Mar.13  Queen set for Terminal 5 opening Mar.20  McCain holds first talks with UK PM Mar.26 Sarkozy begins state visit to UK Mar.27 Delays, protests as Heathrow's T5 opens
  A protest by campaigners opposed to the expansion of the airport and luggage delivery delays have overshadowed the opening of Terminal 5
Mar.31   Duke 'did not order Diana death'
  The Coroner: There is 'not a shred of evidence' that the Duke of Edinburgh ordered Diana's death or that it was organised by MI6
Apr.6   Angry protests as torch reaches London   Protesters scuffled with police and made attempts to grab the Olympic torch as its arrival triggered angry demonstrations over China Apr.7   Princess Diana 'unlawfully killed'
  The inquest jury: Diana and Dodi Al Fayed were unlawfully killed due to the gross negligence of driver Henri Paul and the paparazzi
 Paul's drink-driving and a lack of seatbelts contributed to their deaths. Al Fayed's father Mohamed has refused to accept the verdict
Apr.11  Patience with Zimbabwe is 'wearing thin' Apr.13  UK PM makes offer on Darfur peace talks Apr.24  Church calls for Zimbabwe action May.2 New mayor is eccentric, offensive  London's new Mayor Boris Johnson is a maverick lawmaker loved for his eccentric wit but often maligned for his abrasive tongue May.16 Brown: Burma 'guilty of inhuman action' May.21  Dalai Lama sees change in China Jun.3  Mugabe could be stripped of knighthood Jun.11  Al Qaeda assessment left on train Jun.12  Top UK MP quits over terror law Jun.14 More secret files found on train  More government files, which cover fighting global terrorist funding, drugs trafficking were found on a commuter train earlier this week Jun.15 Bush begins two-day visit to UK Jun.15  Brown and Bush in talks at No 10 Jun.16   Bush and Brown in warning to Iran  Gordon Brown and George Bush have warned Iran to accept their 'offers of partnership' or face tough sanctions and international isolation Jun.18  U.N.: World refugees hits record Jun.27  Mandela joins stars at gig Jul.13  Protest disrupts bishop's sermon Jul.14  UK looks to EU for Zimbabwe sanctions Jul.22  UK troops to start Iraq withdrawal by 2009 Sep.6 Tutu: Church obsessed with gays Oct.1 UK: Diplomats' children to leave Pakistan Oct.3 Brown recruits shamed spinmaster Nov.13 'Extra UK troops' for Afghanistan Nov.24 Darling cuts VAT in pre-Budget   Chancellor Alistair Darling has cut VAT from 17.5% to 15% for 13 months in his pre-Budget report to get consumers spending again Dec.5   PM urges Zimbabwe cholera action  Gordon Brown has urged the world to tell President Mugabe 'enough is enough' amid growing concern over the country's outbreak Dec.21 UK seeking ways to keep troops in Iraq